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The Mexico City Policy: An Explainer

This fact sheet provides an overview of the Mexico City Policy, which requires foreign non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to certify that they will not “perform or actively promote abortion as a method of family planning” using funds from any source (including non-U.S. funds) as a condition for receiving U.S. government global family planning assistance and most other U.S. global health assistance.

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Did you know More than 40 bills related to global health have been introduced in Congress?

U.S. Global Health Legislation Tracker

This tracker provides a listing of global health-related legislation introduced in the current Congress.

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DRC Ebola Outbreak: Cumulative Number of Cases, August 2018 - July 2019

The Current Ebola Outbreak and the U.S. Role: An Explainer

An outbreak of Ebola in currently ongoing in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), now the second largest second largest Ebola epidemic ever recorded. This Issue Brief gives an overview of the current situation, explains the U.S. role in responding to the outbreak, and answers key questions about the broader global response.

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U.S. Funding for Global Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), FY 2006 – FY 2020 Request

The U.S. Government and Global Neglected Tropical Disease Efforts

This fact sheet examines the U.S. government’s role in addressing NTDs worldwide.

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The U.S. Government and Global Maternal & Child Health Efforts

This fact sheet provides a snapshot of global maternal and child health (MCH) and examines the U.S. government’s role in addressing MCH worldwide.

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Bar chart for U.S. Funding for UNFPA, FY 1985-FY 2019

UNFPA Funding & Kemp-Kasten: An Explainer

This fact sheet provides an overview of the history of the Kemp-Kasten amendment, which states that no U.S. funds may be made available to “any organization or program which, as determined by the president of the United States, supports or participates in the management of a program of coercive abortion or involuntary sterilization,” and examines its current application. Since enacted in 1985, Kemp-Kasten has often been used to withhold funding from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).

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The U.S. Government and International Family Planning & Reproductive Health Efforts

This fact sheet examines the U.S. government’s role in family planning and reproductive health (FP/RH) worldwide.

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The U.S. Government and Global Health

This fact sheet provides an overview of U.S. government global health policy and engagement.

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The U.S. Government and Global Tuberculosis Efforts

This fact sheet explains the U.S. government’s role in addressing the global tuberculosis (TB) epidemic, including the history of U.S. involvement and funding trends.

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New Online Resource Tracks Legislation Affecting Global Health 

A new KFF online resource tracks more than 30 bills introduced in the current Congress that would affect global health policy. The U.S. Global Health Legislation Tracker covers current legislation on an array of topics, from implementing a strategy to help end preventable maternal and child deaths to creating an…

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